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Swarovski, Philip Crangi, & the CFDA

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To celebrate ten years of underwriting the Council of Fashion Designers of America's Fashion Awards, Swarovski has called upon a former recipient to design a extremely limited edition.
Designer Philip Crangi, who won the CFDA award in 2008, has teamed with Atelier Swarovski to create a special 10-piece collection that will be sold in only a few stores nationwide - and the Chicago Swarovski boutique will be one of them. Consisting of two necklaces and three bracelets in two colorways — a petrol gray and a peach-gold — the lineup combines Crangi’s signature use of intertwined leather straps and Swarovski Elements woven together for a braided effect. Tomorrow the store will host an exclusive in-store designer appearance at the Michigan Avenue boutique. If you're one of our New York readers, the Swarovski at Rockefeller Center will also be celebrating the designer with an in-store appearance on Thursday. [WWD]